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“very informative re Irish history”
Review of Kilmainham Gaol

Kilmainham Gaol
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Owner description: This bleak old jail was notorious in the 19th century for its harsh treatment of prisoners.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“very informative re Irish history”
Reviewed 16 March 2012

good tour and good value for money. parking is an issue

Visited August 2011
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England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Interesting and straight to the point”
Reviewed 15 March 2012

I went with a college group and we went for the day. It lasted about 1 hour and we went through the prison and the outside of it where a tour woman/man tells you stories and facts about the jail. It was only 2 euros and an interesting place to visit. I would recommend it to anyone.

Visited March 2012
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“Worth a Visit”
Reviewed 15 March 2012

A good trip through some of Dublin's social and political past, culminating why the Gaol was built, its reforms and its prisoners. Really worth a visit.
What would be really good for the future would be to have a living museum similar to the working / living museum in the Black Country England

Visited March 2012
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Blue Mountains
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“Loved it!”
Reviewed 15 March 2012

Such great atmosphere with a fantastic and very informative guide. You will learn a lot about Ireland's troubled history. Highly recommend it!

Visited September 2011
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Melbourne, Australia
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“It makes you cry”
Reviewed 15 March 2012

This is a wonderful, very professional tour exploring the British occupation of Northern Ireland.I can only agree with the other reviews.
As a tip I would get a bus or taxi there, as we went there after visiting the Guinness Factory, using the tram and then walking. We are fit but it was a long walk and we had to ask people for directions from time to time.

Visited March 2012
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